Medical Imaging (MI)

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MI 201 Intro to Radiography3 Credit hours   

Provides an overview of the foundations in radiography and the practitioner's role in the health care delivery system and professional responsibilities of the radiographer.

Pre-req: BSC 228 and MTH 121 and PHY 101.

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MI 202 Patient Care Img Science3 Credit hours   

Content is designed to identify the role of the radiographer in patient care, including consideration for the physical and psychological needs of the patient and family.

Pre-req: BSC 228 and MI 201.

Co-req: MI 203, MI 204, MI 205, MI 206
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MI 204 Radiographic Anatomy3 Credit hours   

Content is designed to introduce the student to radiographic anatomy. Emphasis is placed on identifying structures visible on correctly performed radiographic procedures.

Pre-req: BSC 228.

Co-req: MI 202, MI 203, MI 205, MI 206
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MI 205 Imaging Procedures I4 Credit hours   

Content is designed to provide the knowledge base necessary to perform standard imaging procedures. Students will practice imaging procedures in lab prior to performing them on patients.

Pre-req: BSC 228.

Co-req: MI 202, MI 203, MI 204, MI 206
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MI 206 Clinical Practice I4 Credit hours   

Content and clinical practice experiences are designed to sequentially develop, apply, critically analyze, integrate, synthesize and evaluate concepts and theories in the performance of radiologic procedures.

Co-req: MI 202, MI 203, MI 204, MI 205
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MI 207 Imaging Procedures II4 Credit hours   

Content is designed to provide the knowledge base necessary to perform special imaging procedures and basic computed tomography.

Pre-req: BSC 228 and MI 206.

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MI 208 Pharmacology for Imaging Sci2 Credit hours   

Content is designed to provide basic concepts of pharmacology including delivery of and pharmacodynamics associated with imaging contrast media.

Pre-req: BSC 227 and MI 206.

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MI 209 Intro to Imaging Equip3 Credit hours   

Content is designed to provide knowledge in radiographic, fluoroscopic, mobile and tomographic equipment requirements and design.

Pre-req: MTH 121 and PHY 101 and PHY 101L.

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MI 210 Clinical Practice II4 Credit hours   

Content is designed to provide the knowledge base necessary to perform standard imaging procedures. Students will begin clinical rotations in computed tomography.

Pre-req: MI 206.

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MI 211 Seminar Imaging Science1 Credit hour   

Introduces student to current research in imaging science. Emphasis will be on oral communication via power point presentations.

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MI 212 Seminar Imaging Sciences II1 Credit hour   

Seminar on new and emerging technologies in imaging sciences.

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MI 213 Elective Clinical Practicum I4 Credit hours   

Elective clinical practicum in radiography or sonography.

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MI 214 Intro to Sonography3 Credit hours   

This course introduces the basic principles of sonography.

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MI 302 Princ of Radiation Physics3 Credit hours   

Introduces student to the nature and characteristic of radiation production and the fundamentals of photon interactions with matter. Course covers principles associated with radiography, nuclear medicine and radiation oncology.

Pre-req: PHY 101 and PHY 101L and MTH 121 and MI 209.

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MI 303 Image Acquisition3 Credit hours   

Introduces students to the factors that govern the image production process.

Pre-req: MTH 121 and MI 209.

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MI 304 Radiographic Pathology3 Credit hours   

Introduces student to concepts related to disease and etiological considerations with emphasis on radiographic appearance of disease and impact on exposure factor selection.

Pre-req: BSC 228 and MI 204.

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MI 305 Clinical Practice IV4 Credit hours   

Content is designed to provide the knowledge base necessary to perform standard imaging procedures. Clinical practice is sequential. Students will be introduced to special imaging modalities.

Pre-req: MI 301.

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MI 306 Seminar Imaging Science1 Credit hour   

Introduces student to current research in imaging science.

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MI 307 Radiobiology3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on the biological impact of ionizing radiation.

Pre-req: BSC 228 and CHM 203 and MI 302.

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MI 308 Rad Image Analysis2 Credit hours   

Content is designed to provide a basis for analyzing and critiquing radiographic images.

Pre-req: MI 303 and MI 304 and MI 208.

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MI 309 Digital Image Acquisition2 Credit hours   

Content is designed to impart an understanding of the components, principles and operation of digital imaging systems found in diagnostic radiography.

Pre-req: MI 303.

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MI 310 Clinical Practice V4 Credit hours   

Content is designed to provide the knowledge base necessary to perform standard imaging procedures. Clinical practice is sequential. Students will be introduced to special imaging modalities.

Pre-req: MI 210 and MI 301 and MI 305.

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MI 311 Seminar Imaging Sciences III1 Credit hour   

Seminar on new and emerging technologies in imaging sciences.

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MI 312 Abdominal Sonography I4 Credit hours   

This course covers basic abdominal sonographic positioning and scanning protocols, as it relates to normal anatomy of the abdomen. Laboratory included.

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MI 313 Ultrasound Physics I3 Credit hours   

The focus of this course is to educate students about the physics of sound waves and their interaction with tissue enabling the display of diagnostic imaging.

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MI 314 Clinical Practice I Sonography4 Credit hours   

Clinical practice experiences are designed for sequential development, application, critical analysis, integration, synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theories in the performance of sonographic procedures.

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MI 315 Small Parts Sonography3 Credit hours   

This course covers anatomy, positioning and scanning protocol of the superficial structures.

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MI 316 Abdominal Sonography II3 Credit hours   

This course covers basic abdominal sonographic positioning and scanning protocols, as it relates to normal anatomy, anatomical variants, physiology to include the retroperitoneum, associated abdominal vasculature identified.

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MI 317 Ultrasound Physics II3 Credit hours   

The focus of this course is to educate students about the physics of sound waves and their interaction with tissue enabling the display of diagnostic imaging.

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MI 318 Vascular Sonography I4 Credit hours   

Discussion of vascular disease, duplex examinations with comparison to arteriography, as it pertains to venous and visceral vascular examinations. Laboratory included.

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MI 319 Clinical Prac II Sonograpy4 Credit hours   

Clinical practice experiences are designed for sequential development, application, critical analysis, integration, synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theories in the performance of sonographic procedures.

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MI 320 Elective Clinical Practicum II4 Credit hours   

Elective clinical practicum in radiography or sonography.

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MI 321 Imaging Procedures III4 Credit hours   

Content is designed to provide the knowledge necessary for advanced diagnostic radiographic imaging procedures.

Pre-req: MI 205 and MI 207.

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MI 322 Radiation Safety3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on radiation safety including ionizing radiation dose limits for the occupational worker, patient and general public.

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MI 401 Seminar in Imaging Sci1 Credit hour   

Review seminar for the primary ARRT certification examination.

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MI 402 Quality Management3 Credit hours   

Advanced practice course in the quality assurance (QA) and quality management (QM) process for imaging sciences.

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MI 403 Adv Practice Medical Img3 Credit hours   

Core theory requirement for all advanced practice students focused on discussion of communication, human diversity, health care policy, legal issues and patient information management.

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MI 404 Adv Sectional Anatomy3 Credit hours   

Provides students enrolled in CT/MRI advanced practice track advanced knowledge of sectional anatomy.

Co-req: MI 405, MI 407
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MI 405 CT Procedures3 Credit hours   

Focus on advanced patient care skills including ACLS, imaging procedures and equipment in computed tomography.

Co-req: MI 404, MI 408
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MI 406 MRI Procedures3 Credit hours   

Focus on advanced patient care skills including ACLS, imaging procedures and equipment in computed tomography.

Co-req: MI 404, MI 408
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MI 407 Cardiovascular Anatomy3 Credit hours   

Focus on advanced cardiovascular anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology including heart anatomy, coronary, systemic, pulmonary, peripheral and cerebral circulation.

Co-req: MI 408
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MI 408 Vascular Interventional Img3 Credit hours   

Focus is on advanced patient care skills including ACLS, procedures and equipment utilized in cardiovascular and vascular/interventional imaging.

Co-req: MI 407
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MI 409 Adv Clinical Practice4 Credit hours   

Students will arrange clinical experience in selected imaging modality to gain competency in clinical procedures required to sit for post-primary ARRT certification exams.

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MI 410 Research Medical Imaging3 Credit hours   

Capstone course. Research methods and information literacy.

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MI 411 Bison image  Transcultural Healthcare3 Credit hours   

Multidisciplinary approach to transcultural healthcare. Course will utilize comparative ethnography and provide a theoretical framework for organizing and interpreting information about health.

Attributes: Multicultural
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MI 412 Radiography Management I3 Credit hours   

Provides instruction in management principles for radiography departmental managers including JACHO and Nuclear Regulatory Commission parameters. Students will be prepared to sit for the certification exam offered by the AHRA.

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MI 413 Radiography Management II3 Credit hours   

Continuation of MI 412 to provide radiographer with management principles and preparation for the AHRA certification exam in radiography management.

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MI 414 Mammography3 Credit hours   

Introduction to medical imaging of the breast. Focus is to prepare student for advanced certification exam in Mammography.

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MI 415 RIS and PACS Principles3 Credit hours   

Course content provides basic knowledge of digital storage systems, computer networking, radiology information systems (RIS), and picture archiving and communication systems (PACS).

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MI 416 Obstetrical Sonography I3 Credit hours   

This course covers basic obstetrical sonographic postitioning and scanning protocols, as it relates to normal anatomy of the fetus.

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MI 417 Gynecological Sonography I3 Credit hours   

This course presents a study of normal anatomy and physiology of the nongravid and first trimester pelvis.

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MI 418 Sonography Registry Review I1 Credit hour   

This course is designed to prepare the sonography student for their first speciality exam through the ARDMS.

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MI 419 Clinical Prac III Sonography4 Credit hours   

Clinical practice experiences are designed for sequential development, application, critical analysis, integration, synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theories in the performance of sonographic procedures.

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MI 420 Obstetrical Sonography II2 Credit hours   

This course focuses on sonographic techniques in high risk pregnancies and fetal abnormalities.

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MI 421 Gynecological Sonography II2 Credit hours   

This course presents a study of pathology of the nongravid and first trimester pelvis.

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MI 422 Clinical Pract IV Sonography4 Credit hours   

Clinical practice experiences are designed for sequential development, application, critical analysis, integration, synthesis and evaluation of concepts and theories in the performance of sonographic procedures.

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MI 423 Echocardiography I4 Credit hours   

This course covers basic adult heart sonographic positioning and scanning protocols, as it relates to normal anatomy, anatomical variants, physiology of the adult heart.

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MI 424 Vascular Sonography II3 Credit hours   

Discussion of vascular pathology and the use of plethsymography techniques in sonography.

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MI 425 Echocardiography II3 Credit hours   

This course is a continuation of MI 423 and covers basic adult heart sonographic positioning and scanning protocols, as it relates to anatomical variants and physiology of the adult heart.

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MI 426 Advanced Clinical Practice II4 Credit hours   

Students will arrange clinical experience in selected imaging modality to gain competency in clinical procedures required to sit for post-primary ARRT certification exams.

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MI 427 Adv Trauma and Surgical Rad3 Credit hours   

Advanced practice course in trauma and surgical radiography for imaging sciences.

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MI 428 Forensic Radiology3 Credit hours   

This course will focus on introducing forensic radiography techniques and theoretical models.

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MI 429 Geriatric and Pediatric Rad3 Credit hours   

This course will focus on advanced diagnositc medical imaging in the geriatric and pediatric population including mobile radiography.

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MI 430 Mammography II3 Credit hours   

Advanced medical imaging of the breast.

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MI 431 Adv Clinical Practice III4 Credit hours   

Elective advanced clinical practicum in radiography or sonography.

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MI 432 Advanced MRI Theory3 Credit hours   

Advanced magnetic resonance imaging equipment and procedures.

Pre-req: MI 406.

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MI 433 Point of Care Ultrasound3 Credit hours   

This course will introduce basic principles of point of care ultrasound for vascular and cardiac interventional radiography, and mammography.

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MI 434 Cardiovascular Imaging3 Credit hours   

This course will focus on diagnostic and interventional procedures of the cardiovascular system.

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MI 435 Seminar ARRT Exam Review II1 Credit hour   

This is a review course for the ARRT primary certification examination.

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MI 436 Sonography Registry Review II1 Credit hour   

This course is designed to prepare the sonography student for their second specialty exam through the ARDMS.

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MI 437 Breast Sonography3 Credit hours   

This course covers anatomy, positioning and scanning protocol for the breast as well as an introduction to ultrasound physics.

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MI 438 Fetal Echocardiology3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on echosonography of the developing fetus.

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MI 439 Pediatric Echo I3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on sonographic techniques in pediatric echocardiography.

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MI 440 Pediatric Echo II3 Credit hours   

This course is a continuation of MI 439 and focuses on sonographic techniques in pediatric echocardiography.

Pre-req: MI 439 with a minimum grade of D.

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MI 441 Adv Echocardiography I3 Credit hours   

This course focuses on advanced sonographic techniques in pediatric echocardiography and is designed for the credentialed echocardiographer training in the area of pediatric echo.

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MI 442 Adv Echocardiography II3 Credit hours   

This course is a continuation of MI 441 and focuses on advanced sonographic techniques in pediatric echocardiography and is desinged for the credentialed echocardiographer training in the area of pediatric echo.

Pre-req: MI 441 with a minimum grade of D.

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MI 485 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Course designed to allow student to pursue individual research in medical imaging.

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MI 486 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Course designed to allow student to pursue individual research in medical imaging.

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MI 487 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Course designed to allow student to pursue individual research in medical imaging.

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MI 488 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   

Course designed to allow student to pursue individual research in medical imaging.

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